Vincent Fisher

Associate

  • location icon San Francisco, CA
    333 Bush Street
    San Francisco, CA 94104

Vincent Fisher is an associate in the San Francisco office of Lewis Brisbois. His practice focuses on defending employers in all phases and types of employment litigation before state and federal courts and administrative bodies. 

Before joining Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP, Mr. Fisher was an associate at a top-tier international law firm in London, England. In London, he focused on complex commercial and employment matters in U.S. federal courts, including high-profile and high-exposure matters. 

Among his other awards, Mr. Fisher received the Antitrust Prize in 2013.

Legal Experience

Before joining Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP, Mr. Fisher was an associate at a top-tier international law firm in London, England. In London, he focused on complex commercial and employment matters in U.S. federal courts, including high-profile and high-exposure matters. 

During law school, Mr. Fisher was a visiting student at the University of Oxford. At Oxford, he received the highest distinction for his work on the legal immunities enjoyed by heads of state under public international law. Upon his return from Oxford, Mr. Fisher interned with the legal team that secured a unanimous victory before the United States Supreme Court in Samantar v. Yousuf, 560 U.S. 305 (2010) (holding that an individual foreign official sued for conduct undertaken in his official capacity is not a “foreign state” entitled to immunity from suit under the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act). 

Mr. Fisher also served as a Judicial Extern for the Honorable Jeffrey S. White of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California in San Francisco, California.

Prior Experience

Prior to law school, Mr. Fisher served in the United States Marine Corps. He is a veteran of the 2003 Iraq campaign.

Military Service

United States Marine Corps, 1998–2005

Community Activities

  • Pro Bono Counsel to the Pro Bono Representation Program of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • Brief Grader and Oral Argument Judge, American Bar Association, National Appellate Advocacy Competition.

Admissions

California

United States District Courts for the Central, Eastern, and Northern Districts of California

United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

Supreme Court of the United States

Associations

  • Antitrust Law and Litigation Sections of the American Bar Association and the California State Bar
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Legal Writing Institute
  • Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America
  • Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States

Awards & Honors

  • Dean’s List
  • Editor, The Law Review
  • Competitor, Roger J. Traynor California Appellate Moot Court Competition
  • Board Member, Honors Moot Court (External) Board 
  • 2013 Antitrust Prize
  • 2013–2014 LL.M. Student of the Year Award
  • Best Written Brief Award (Appellate Advocacy)
  • CALI Excellence for the Future Award (Pretrial Litigation Techniques)
  • Jacqueline Kennedy Leadership Scholarship 
  • Two-time winner of the Witkin Award for Academic Excellence (Class Actions and Complex Civil Litigation; Technology Licensing)

Education

Santa Clara University School of Law

Master of Laws

John F. Kennedy University School of Law

Juris Doctor

San Francisco State University

Bachelor of Arts

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